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December 28, 2008 • Climate Change & Mitigation, News

When conservative groups like the American Enterprise Institute recognize climate change as real, it is heartening. However, the solution discussed in this article, geoengineering, needs a lot of scrutiny for unintended environmental effects.
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‘Geoengineering’ may not be a panacea for global warming, but it deserves more attention from policymakers.

As Congress debates legislation to mandate reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, a more radical type of intervention to reduce global warming has gotten relatively little attention. Earlier this month, the American Enterprise Institute held the first in a series of conferences to examine the scientific and policy implications of “geoengineering.”

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